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Aletsch Glacier: Round-trip Cable Car Ticket to Eggishorn

1. Aletsch Glacier: Round-trip Cable Car Ticket to Eggishorn

Take a 20-minute cable car journey from Fiesch towards Eggishorn. Make a quick change at Fiescheralp which is easy and suitable for those with limited mobility; the Eggishorn is suitable for wheelchairs and prams. When you reach the top of Eggishorn, head over to the impressive viewpoint at an altitude of 2869 meters. Admire the full length and vastness of the Great Aletsch Glacier in all its glory from the viewing platform. Turn around and get a view of the higher peaks and most famous mountains of Switzerland. Observe the Mönch, the Eiger, the Jungfrau, the Wannenhorn, and the Finsteraarhorn. To the west of the area, admire the Weisshorn, the Mischabel group with the Dom, and the Matterhorn itself form a breathtaking 360° panorama. While you are there, write your wishes, worries or happy moments on a lucky stone at the viewpoint so you can return to the valley with a lighter step and a lighter heart. Use your round-trip cable car ticket to return back to Fiesch where you tour ends.

Aletsch Arena: Paragliding Tandem Flight Basic

2. Aletsch Arena: Paragliding Tandem Flight Basic

You meet your tandem paragliding pilot at the shop in Fiesch. You will go with him to the starting place either by bus or by gondola. The pilot will equip you with a harness and a helmet. After a short instruction and a couple of steps down the mountain you fly and can easily lean back in the harness and experience the breathtaking view over the Aletsch Arena. After appr. 15 min flight time you'll land safely at the landing field. During the flight the pilot takes pictures and videos that you can purchase after the flight.

Aletsch Glacier-Tandem Paragliding

3. Aletsch Glacier-Tandem Paragliding

Savor exhilarating moments and enjoy an unforgettable experience on a tandem paraglide in the heart of the Alps over the wonderful Aletsch Glacier. Meet with your pilot at the flight school in Fiesch, a 20-minute drive from Brig. Take either the cable car or shuttle bus to the launch point. Receive a harness and helmet and after a short instruction and a couple of steps, launch into the air. Sit back comfortably and admire the magnificent view over the glacier and the mountains from above. After 25 minutes, land smoothly at the landing field in Fiesch.

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4.8 / 5

based on 17 reviews

Super nice view. And a very good power place. Very friendly staff in the restaurant and in the ban. Food was good too.